(2014-02-20 09:05)fritsch Wrote:(2014-02-20 04:05)deivid Wrote: What's the minimum VRAM needed for XBMC (1080p playback of blu-ray, h264 movies up to 35GB)? Kind of tight on ram (running a home server with the htpc), and having 384mb dedicated to video decoding seems like a lot, I won't play any games (at least until I get some ram)
512MB at least for H264 Level5.1@High. Don't forget xbmc is OpenGL and the renderer uses shaders and, and, and ...
I launched xbmc with:
And it showed ~180MB requested vram playing some 60 fps 1080p clips. Is that the real vram usage?